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Robert Smythe HichensThe Spell of Egypt (August 28, 2007)

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Librivox recording of The Spell of Egypt by Robert Smythe Hichens.
Read by Sibella Denton

The author, a British journalist and novelist, is interested in the feel of the places he visits. He describes at length a visit he has made to Egypt, with emphasis on the emotional response the places generate. (summary by Sibella Denton)

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Artist/Composer: Robert Smythe Hichens
Date: 2007-08-28
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; travel; egypt; pyramids; sphinx; Nile river; Luxor; Karnak; Cairo

Creative Commons license: Public Domain


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01 - Ch. I: The Pyramids 9.1 MB
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02 - Ch. II: The Sphinx 8.3 MB
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03 - Ch. III: Sakkara 7.5 MB
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04 - Ch. IV: Abydos 7.0 MB
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05 - Ch. V: The Nile 4.9 MB
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06 - Ch. VI: Denderah 11.2 MB
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07 - Ch. VII: Karnak, pt. 1 11.0 MB
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08 - Ch. VII: Karnak, pt. 2 8.2 MB
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09 - Ch. VIII: Luxor 13.4 MB
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10 - Ch. IX: Collosi of Memnon 10.3 MB
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11 - Ch. X: Medinet-Abu 9.2 MB
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12 - Ch. XI: The Ramesseum 12.0 MB
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13 - Ch. XII: Deir-el-Bahari 14.2 MB
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14 - Ch. XIII: The Tombs of the Kings 5.5 MB
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15 - Ch. XIV: Edfu, pt. 1 9.5 MB
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16 - Ch. XIV: Edfu, pt. 2 8.6 MB
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17 - Ch. XV: Kom Ombos 11.5 MB
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18 - Ch. XVI: Philae 11.2 MB
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19 - Ch. XVII: 9.0 MB
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20 - Ch. XVII: 10.3 MB
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21 - Ch. XVIII: Old Cairo, pt. 1 10.3 MB
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22 - Ch. XVIII: Old Cairo, pt. 2 10.6 MB
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23 - Ch. XVIII: Old Cairo, pt. 3 10.6 MB
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Reviewer: Timothy Ferguson - 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars - June 3, 2012
Subject: Good, but limited, book
The author focuses on the feel of places, not their appearance or history. So the book has an odd tone. Pleasant if that's what you are looking for, but lacking meatiness if you are wanting more history.